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A true & exact history of the island of Barbados : illustrated with a mapp of the island, as also the principall trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawne out by their severall and respective scales : together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the severall houses, roomes, and other places, that are used in the whole processe of sugar-making ... : all cut in copper (1657)

Author: Ligon, Richard; Ogilby, John, 1600-1676; Moseley, Humphrey, d. 1661
Subject: Botany; Sugar
Publisher: London : Printed for Humphrey Moseley ...
Language: English
Call number: 320738
Digitizing sponsor: Getty Research Institute
Book contributor: Getty Research Institute
Collection: getty; americana
Notes: Some very tight gutter and margins. Some text may fall into the gutters. Some slight over-cropping may occur

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First 2 p. blank. Folded letterpress leaf with title "An index to the platforme or superficies of an ingenio, that grinds or squeezes the sugar" follows p. 84

The thirteen leaves of plates include 2 double-page maps tipped in at the centerfold, the first a general map of the island by John Ogilby

Signatures: [A]² a-b² B-2I² chi1

Includes index

Errata, last p



Binding: old calfskin, tooled in gilt along margins of boards and on spine, author & title on spine label

Bookplate of Hugh Craggs

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